Events: August 9, 2013

03/13/2013-09/22/2013
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
History Museum of Los Gatos Los Gatos

 

The History Museum of Los Gatos presents Evolution of Green: Environmental Activism exhibition to the Bay Area residents.  The exhibition is currently open until 9/22, every Wednesday to Sunday.  The exhibition will use interactive models, historical narrative, environmental  sounds capes and other media to interpret this history and explore proposed future steps for environmental activism.

For more information: http://bit.ly/13t0uSn

03/23/2013-12/07/2013
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Fremont Main Library Fremont

 

The Herald Family Rebuilding Center will be held a seminar of “Parenting Class Series(Mandarin)” in the following days (Saturday only, 3:30pm-5pm), the content will be covered:

3/23 – Early Childhood Development (0-5 years old)

6/15 – Positive Discipline

9/7 – School Aged Children Development (6-12 years old), physical and mental development.

12/7 – Homework/Chores & Responsibility

*Saturday 3:30 – 5:00pm

All classes are conducted in Mandarin Chinese.

Speaker Introduction:

Ms Zhou Hong is currently the director of Herald Family Rebuilding Center, she holds instructor credential in California. She has many years of teaching emotional management and parent-child relationship experience. Ms Zhou and the HFRC team members will be the speakers of the lecture series.

For more information: (510) 745-1421

06/01/2013-08/31/2013
All Day
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World Vision is now accepting donations for Sichuan Earthquake victims. Their disaster management staff members are coordinating relief with government authorities.  The focus will be on the victim’s needs of children and filling gaps in government aid delivery.

Here’s how you can help:  call 1.888.511.6447 (Chinese hotline)  and make donations to the earthquake victims.  It’s time for us to show our support,  a little help can make a big difference.

06/13/2013-09/26/2013
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco San Francisco

 

6/13 – 9/26: Tuesday – Saturday: 10 – 4 PM

This summer the Chinese Culture Foundation is proud to debut the Hong Kong artist and 2012 Asian Cultural Council Fellow, Lam Tung-pang, in his first solo exhibition in the US.

The Curiosity Box is an experiment originated in Lam Tung-pang’s apartment during his recent artist residency in the US. The project reflects the artist’s attempt to turn his living space into a creative lab for documenting and sharing his internal psyche with the public.

Lam will donate a new piece to the Chinese Culture Foundation inspired by his trip to San Francisco.

For more information: http://www.c-c-c.org/2013/05/16/meet-the-artist-lam-tung-pang-the-curiosity-box/info@c-c-c.org,  415-986-1822

06/16/2013-08/18/2013
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sigmund Stern Grove San Francisco

 

6/16-8/18, EVERY SUNDAY

Celebrate Stern Grove Festival’s 76th Season with an afternoon  of amazing concerts and performances, inspiring and interactive outreach programs, and picnics with friends and family in the beauty of Sigmund Stern Grove. Starring Michael McDonald and Boz Scaggs.

For more information: 415-252-6252, www.sterngrove.org

06/21/2013-12/31/2013
All Day
Chinese Community Computer Lab San Francisco

 

Top city and community advocates will gather to launch the Chinese Community Computer Lab and Training Program. The Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is mandating Meaningful Use,  a set of standards involving the use of electronic health records to improve health outcomes, increased efficiency, and additional research data for healthcare systems. Meaningful Use is to be achieved through 3 stages over 5 years. The purpose and benefits of Meaningful Use include 1) Complete and accurate information, 2) Better access to information, and 3) Patient Empowerment.

Many of our community members are without basic computer and Internet skills. The Chinese Hospital Health System is at the forefront in working towards this national healthcare improvement goal by preparing and equipping our community with basic computer and Internet skills to access their personal health records.  For community members who are literate with using computers and Internet, we will show them how to access their personal health records.  This program aims to minimize the digital divide through linguistically appropriate and hands-on training.

For more information: http://www.cchrchealth.org/content/free-computer-training

06/24/2013-08/16/2013
All Day
Barrett Community Center Belmont

Footsteps Child Care Inc, in partnership with the City of Belmont Parks & Recreation, is offering eight weeks of summer camp just for middle school youth! There’ll be sports and outdoor activities, arts & crafts, science, healthy snacks, computers, weekly community service opportunities, recreational swim Tuesday and Thursday afternoons, special events and fantastic field trips!

For more information: parksrec@belmont.gov ,  (650) 595-7441

06/26/2013-08/21/2013
7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
St. James Park San Jose

Event date and time: 6/26-8/21, every Wednesday, 7pm

For more information:  www.sanjosedowntown.org

07/07/2013-09/15/2013
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Kwong Wah Baptist Church Sunnyvale

 

Date: 7/7/13 – 9/15/13 (10 classes, last 2 are optional)

Every Sunday except 8/18.

Time: 1pm – 2pm (lecture), 2pm – 2:30pm (Q&A, optional)

Place: 653 West Fremont Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94087

Fees: $10.00 (Registration)

$40.00 (Deposit)

Deposit is refundable after completion of 6 classes.

 

For more information: http://www.kwbc.cc/

07/13/2013-08/24/2013
2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
基督教救世軍三藩市華埠堂 SAN FRANCISCO

 

Join the Network for a Healthy California—Chinese Project for the We Can! Chinese Families nutrition and physical activity workshops series to be held on Saturdays on July 13, 20, 27, August 17 and 24, 2013 from 2:30-5pm at The Salvation Army San Francisco Chinatown Corps at 1450 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA 94133.  These workshops will help you learn about healthy eating and active living to lower your family’s risk of developing serious health problems like obesity, type 2 diabetes, heart disease and certain types of cancer.

Free to the public, this workshop series will be conducted in Cantonese and led by registered dietitians Catherine Wong, RD, MPH, and Sylvia Lau, RD, MPH, CDE, Ben Lui, MD, MPH, Ying Ying Guan, MPH, Vivian Wong, DTR and Master Shufen Zhou. Workshops will include:

  • Tips on smart shopping, healthy cooking and eating.
  • Physical activity demonstrations.
  •  Hands-on activities on healthy eating and active living for children.  Childcare will also be provided.

After completing five workshops, participants will receive a free 2-week gym membership at Chinatown YMCA. Space is limited, so register soon! For more information, please call (415) 364-7915.

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